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  • Prof. Rury Holman, FRCP

    (Professor of Diabetic Medicine, Diabetes Trials Unit, The Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism)

    Rury Holman is Professor of Diabetic Medicine at the University of Oxford, Academic Chairman of the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism (OCDEM), Director of the Diabetes Trials Unit, and an Honorary Consultant Physician to the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust. He was the 2002 Pfizer Visiting Professor at the University of Washington, gave the 2003 Lord Rayner Memorial Lecture and was awarded the 2006 Hellmut Mehnert Award. He divides his time between the clinical care of patients, teaching and his many research interests. He has designed and run many multicentre studies that focus primarily on the prevention and appropriate treatment of Type 2 diabetes. Professor Holman, who is asked frequently to speak at international meetings, has published over 250 peer-reviewed papers, is co-chair of the NAVIGATOR and DREAM trials and principal investigator of AFORRD, 4-T and the UK Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS). He visited the Department on January 2007. 

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